Pre-Upfront US TV Pilot Roundup - May 2019 Edition

Pre-Upfront US TV Pilot Roundup – May 2019 Edition

Next week sees the main US TV network give their Upfront presentations when they announce their new shows… and also cancel ones which aren’t doing […]

Guy Pearce, Andy Serkis, Stephen Graham & Rutger Hauer Join Steven Knight’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ Adaptation

BBC One has announced an all-star line up for their upcoming adaptation of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ from ‘Peaky Blinders’ creator Steven Knight.
The three-part […]

Netflix Reveals First Top Ten Lists Of Most Watched Shows In The UK

In some interesting and unexpected news from the notoriously secretive streaming service, Netflix has released information on the Top Ten shows and films people in […]

Netflix Orders ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Interactive Special

It seems Netflix isn’t completely done with ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘, as the streaming service announces an interactive special to premiere in 2020.
Created by ’30 Rock’s’ Tina Fey […]

ABC Picks Up Series Based On ‘Stumptown’ Graphic Novels Starring Cobie Smulders

There had been quite a lot of buzz around this pilot, now ABC has pulled the trigger and picked up a series based on the […]

Showtime Renews ‘Billions’ For Season 5

Axe and Chuck will return once again as US network Showtime renews the utterly brilliant ‘Billions‘ for a 5th Season.
‘Billions’ stars Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti […]

John Lithgow Joins Matthew Rhys & Tatiana Maslany On HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’ Series

John Lithgow will be joining the Matthew Rhys & Tatiana Maslany in HBO’s upcoming ‘Perry Mason’ limited series it has been announced.
Based on characters created […]

HBO Releases First Trailer For The Much Anticipated ‘Watchmen’ Series

HBO today has released our first proper look at the much anticipated upcoming ‘Watchmen‘ tv series.
Based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal graphic novel, […]

E4 Sets May Premiere Date For Comedy Series ‘The Other Two’

E4 has set a May UK premiere date for Season 1 of US comedy ‘The Other Two‘ the broadcaster has announced today.
‘The Other Two’ is […]

The CW Picks Up ‘Katy Keene’ & ‘Nancy Drew’ To Series. ‘The Lost Boys’ Being Reworked & ‘Jane the Novela’ Dropped.

On the back of the news that ‘Batwoman’ would be joining The CW, the US network announced the status of their other new pilots. ‘Riverdale’ […]

The CW Orders 'Batwoman' Pilot Starring Ruby Rose

The CW Picks Up ‘Batwoman’ To Series

In one of the most predictable pickups of the year, The CW has handed a series order to Arrowverse show ‘Batwoman‘.
Armed with a passion for […]

Disney Updates It's Movie Release Schedule With 3 New 'Star Wars' Movies, And Delays 'Avatar 2'

Disney Updates Its Movie Release Schedule With 3 New ‘Star Wars’ Movies, And Delays ‘Avatar 2’

We may be coming to the end of the Skywalker saga, but there is still a lot more ‘Star Wars’ incoming, as Disney nails down […]

Geektown Radio 203: Play Expo Manchester, Production Designer Melanie Jones, Film News, UK TV News & Air Dates!

Geektown Radio 203: Play Expo Manchester, Production Designer Melanie Jones, Film News, UK TV News & Air Dates!

Once again, we return for a packed Geektown Radio podcast, and I’m joined Bex Trista of TristaBytes (who is amazingly not injured this week!) to […]

First Trailer Lands For Vampire Comedy 'What We Do In the Shadows'

BBC Set May UK Premiere Date For ‘What We Do In The Shadows’ Season 1, As FX Renews Comedy For Season 2

The BBC has set a May UK premiere date for Season 1 of vampire comedy mockumentary series ‘What We Do in the Shadows‘ from ‘Flight […]

StarzPlay UK Picks Up Hulu True Crime Series ‘The Act’ To Premiere In June

StarzPlay UK has picked up Hulu’s true crime series ‘The Act‘ the Amazon add-on channel announced today, and will premiere Season 1 in June 2019.
‘The […]